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Author Archives: Wesley Griffiths
Disability in the Workplace
This year will undoubtedly be one for the history books for many reasons – the political landscape and related policy discussions, social and racial unrest and the new realities of COVID-19. As a result, we’ve all had opportunities to gain new perspectives that help our individual growth. One of my most meaningful learnings from the … Read more
Posted in Communications, Diversity, Future of the Profession.
Overcoming the Insurance Talent Gap
You’ve likely heard about the talent gap facing the insurance industry. The gap was detailed in a 2018 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics; it found that there would be over 200,000 open positions in the industry by 2022 due to an aging workforce. Since that time, our industry is experiencing unprecedented change brought … Read more
Posted in Future of the Profession, Volunteerism.
Every Year is an Election Year at the CAS!
The United States presidential election is upon us. As an actuary, I find statistics interesting and recently read that voter turnout rates for U.S. presidential elections has been between 50-60 percent over the past decade. In comparison, here at the CAS, only around one-third of all eligible voters cast a ballot when CAS election season … Read more
Posted in Communications, Future of the Profession and tagged CAS Elections, Elections, Vote.
#CAStyourballot – Vote in the CAS Elections
Did you know: Only one-third of all eligible voters cast a ballot each year in the CAS elections? This year, with only two weeks to go, just 20% have voted. As an organization, I am confident that we can do better. And I know our voters like a good challenge. After all, we all took … Read more
Posted in Communications, Future of the Profession and tagged actuary, Actuary profession, CAS, CAS Board of Directors, CAS Elections, Casualty Actuarial Society.